Women's sport sessions

A number of Medway sports clubs run women's only sports sessions to encourage women to try a new sport or get back into playing a sport that they enjoyed at school.

Back to netball

Mondays 5.30pm to 6.30pm at Medway Park.

Get back into netball with a session based around Tri Fusion netball. Includes elements from across the discipline of netball to create a diverse and fun fitness session, incorporating fitness, individual drills and competitive games.

£3 per session, first session free. No booking required. 

Medway Netball League also runs a Return to Netball session every Thursday in Rainham.

synchronised swimming

Medway Synchro runs an adult session to Hoo Sports Centre every Thursday 8pm to 9pm. 

Contact Lisa at medwaysynchro@gmail.com or visit the Medway Mermaids Facebook page

Back to hockey

Back to Hockey sessions are fun, sociable and informal and aimed at people who either haven’t played hockey for a number of years or who are looking to play for the first time.

If you’re nervous or do not remember any rules do not worry, our Back to Hockey clubs will gentle guide you through this series of sessions and even provide the stick if needed.

Back to hockey sessions include:

Find out more about England Hockey's Back to Hockey programme 

Women's football

Anchorians FC runs open training sessions for girls aged 5 to 17 on Thursdays 6pm to 8pm and ladies' training 18+ on a Wednesday night 7.30pm to 9pm.

View more women's football clubs

Roller Derby

Southern Co-Ed Roller Derby Club runs a women's team called Apex Predators and regular back to skating courses for women interested in getting into the sport.

View more roller derby clubs in Medway


Medway Yacht Club has recently launched a She Sails group to encourage more women to get out on the water and try a range of different boats.

The group runs on alternate Sundays 10am to12.30pm for the duration of the sailing season.

Open to beginners and those with some sailing experience.

View more sailing clubs in Medway

Women's self-defence

Chum Kune Do, Kickboxing, and Mixed Martial Arts.

These sessions are held every Tuesday from 7.30pm to 9pm at the Howard School, Rainham.

Phone: 01634 316 027 

Ladies only kickboxing

There are ladies only kickboxing sessions available in Medway including:

  • Black Belt Martial Arts: Sessions for women and girls aged 14 plus run weekly. First class free.
  • Ladies only kickboxing from Medway Martial Arts